A career change, whether by choice or by force, is always intimidating.
No matter how long you have spent in your current profession, if your education, training and experience are in that field, moving to another one feels like starting over.
But rather than seeing a career transition as starting over or losing everything you’ve worked for, it’s important to think of it instead as a fresh start.
It’s a chance to begin a new career and bring into it the wisdom you probably wish you had when you began your previous one.
Still, surviving a career transition will involve a great deal more than wishful thinking and a new resume. You’ll need a plan to make your way through the change and send yourself on an upward trajectory in your new field. Click Here to Read Article …
They say the grass is not always greener on the other side, and in many cases, this may be true.
Similarly, we may think our current career as a bunch of baloney and another career (which we have long been daydreaming about) as something that is just what we need.
Let’s go back to the grass is greener phrase and look at some other meanings that people have attached to it:
If the grass is greener on the other side, would the other side think your grass is greener than their side?
The grass may be greener on the other side, but maybe yours will be greener if you water it.
If the grass is greener on the other side, there’s probably more manure there. Click Here to Read Article …
Leaving a job, particularly one that you thought was a great fit for you and your career, may be a difficult decision to make.
Sometimes that decision is easy — we know early on that it’s a matter of time before we jump or get pushed to leave.
But in most other cases, it is not that clear cut.
There are obviously benefits to staying or we wouldn’t still be here, but clearly something — maybe a lot of things — are nagging at us, or we wouldn’t be having that internal debate.
So how do you know when it’s time to stay or go? It’s much easier to decide to stay and hope that things get better, but in other cases you might as well get out now. Here are a few situations that should get you thinking about moving to a new job or a new organization. Click Here to Read Article …
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